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em·a·na·tion

(em'ă-nā'shŭn),
1. Any substance that flows out or is emitted from a source or origin.
2. The radiation from a radioactive element.
[L. e- mano, pp. -atus, to flow out]

em·a·na·tion

(em'ă-nā'shŭn)
1. Any substance that flows out or is emitted from a source or origin.
2. The radiation from a radioactive element.
[L. e-mano, pp. -atus, to flow out]

emanation

(em-a-na'shun) [L. e, out, + manare, to flow]
1. Something given off; radiation; emission.
2. A gaseous product of radioactive disintegration.

actinium emanation

The radioactive gas given off by actinium; a radioactive isotope of actinium. Synonym: actinon

radium emanation

The radioactive gas given off by radium. Synonym: radon

thorium emanation

The radioactive gas given off by thorium. Synonym: thoron

emanation

that which is given off, such as a gaseous disintegration product given off from radioactive substances, or an effluvium.
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It was an alchemy of soul occultly subtile and profoundly deep--a mysterious emanation of the spirit, seductive, sweetly humble, and terribly imperious.
Is there some potent magnetic emanation from Number One which Number Two doesn't possess?
His figure was somewhat slight, but manly and well formed; and, apart from all the grace of youth and comeliness, there was an emanation from the warm young heart in his look and bearing which kept the old man down.
And through a luminous emanation, which lasted some seconds, the whole three caught a glimpse of that mysterious disc which the eye of man now saw for the first time.
There was something like an emanation of evil from her eyes and from the face of the other, who, exactly behind her and overtopping her by half a head, kept his eyelids lowered in a sinister fashion--which in the poor girl, reached, stirred, set free that faculty of unreasoning explosive terror lying locked up at the bottom of all human hearts and of the hearts of animals as well.
Captain Ellis looked upon himself as a sort of divine (pagan) emanation, the deputy-Neptune for the circumambient seas.
Images and subjects once the provenance of splatter films, exploitation flicks, and porn--gang rapes, bashings and slashings and blindings, hard-ons and vulvas, cannibalism, sadomasochism and incest, fucking and fisting, sluices of cum and gore--proliferate in the high-art environs of a national cinema whose provocations have historically been formal, political, or philosophical (Godard, Clouzot, Debord) or, at their most immoderate (Franju, Bunuel, Walerian Borowczyk, Andrzej Zulawski), at least assimilable as emanations of an artistic movement (Surrealism mostly).
Though drawn out, the item with a Goby fish hiding from a circling Hammerhead shark, unaware that just by breathing it was giving off the electrical emanations that would reveal its hiding place had as much suspense as anything in Hitchcock.
The batteries under test have not experienced any discharge of internal matter, the temperature of the batteries have remained stable throughout recharging cycles and there have not been any extraneous emanations of harmful radiations due to testing.
Only when the sound source was put at the spot where Cranford had found the fatty structures did the simulation show a directed beam matching experimental measurements of emanations from a dolphin's head.
Par ailleurs, les memes servicesontsecouru une famille de 7 membres, suites a des emanations de monoxyde de carbone qui exhalait de l'appareil de chauffage a gaz au niveau de la ville de Sidi Bel-Abbes.
Pictorialism, then, arose at the turn of the last century as a response to the tawdry democracy of the Kodak Meltingly soft focus, dreamlike emanations full of artifice and dripping with sensibility: Let's see you try that with your disposable